Bach Festival Society of Winter Park: FreshStARTs

Bach Festival Society of Winter Park: FreshStARTs

FreshStARTs offers interdisciplinary educational and artistic experiences for students by sending live, curriculum-based performances into schools.

Teachers can choose from a selection of programs that present an exciting and fun approach to supplement their traditional classroom curriculum.

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In-School Program: Native Americans and the Voices of Nature (Grades 3–8)

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Program description

With deer-claw rattles, clay flutes, pine-cone ratchets, and communion drums, students learn to hear and appreciate the world around them as Native American cultures once did. Led by artist Donna Wissinger, the program is a hands-on experience that fosters an appreciation for other cultures and teaches respect for nature’s voices.

Program Detail

Program type: In-School Performance, In-School Workshops & Classes
Artistic Discipline: Music, Storytelling
Cultural Origin: Native American
Subject: Fine Arts: Music, History, Language Arts, Social Studies
Population served: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Availability: Year-round/school days, school events, and summer programs. Date to be mutually determined by artist and presenting school.

Available times:

Time to be mutually determined by artist and presenting school.

Length of program: 45 minutes
Space / technical requirements:

Materials needed: Microphone if more than 100 students.

Location(s):

In-school program.

Fees / Ticketing:

$500

Supporting Materials

Voices of Nature and Native Americans Lesson Plans

Voices-of-Nature-and-Native-Americans-Lesson-Plans.pdf

Qualifications

Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Provide Lesson Plans: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes
Standards are customized for every classroom visit: Yes

Cancellation Policy

N/A

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